Claudia A. Smith | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Claudia Smith
Claudia Smith

Claudia A. Smith

Counsel, New York

T +1 212 819 8679

E csmith@whitecase.com

Overview

Ms. Smith focuses her practice in the areas of trademark prosecution and counseling. She has extensive experience with US and international trademark counseling and prosecution in industries that range from large corporations to small business owners. She concentrates on analyzing searches to determine trademark availability as well as US and international trademark prosecution, negotiation of consents and co-existence agreements and managing the recording of assignments and name changes for global trademark portfolios.

Ms. Smith also assists clients with due diligence during portfolio acquisitions and divestitures. Her industry experience includes pharmaceuticals, marketing, financial and insurance, clothing, luxury goods, and non-profits.

Ms. Smith is a member of the  Public Information Committee of the International Trademark Association.  Ms. Smith has been recognized for trademark prosecution, clearance and strategy by the World Trademark Review’s The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, 2015 and 2016 (Silver Level).

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BA, City University of New York, Brooklyn College

Languages

  • English

Experience

Awards & Recognition

World Trademark Review - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2015, Trademark Prosecution and Clearance

World Trademark Review -The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2016, Trademark Prosecution and Strategy, Silver Level